Traveling should be the most exciting time for everyone but for photographers it's fun & work, cause the potential of shooting new things is set to the maximum. I myself I put in my mind that anything could be worth it to shoot! To refresh my memory about details, to register moments & to sell photos on microstocks.Travelers should put in their minds that editorial photos are good business for them on microstocks. In addition to the things that you can try to shoot as royalty free of... continue reading
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Hello, everybody! The majority of my editorial stock photos are about the people that I have found interesting for some reason. I'm specialised in candid photography, which means that I photograph people when they don't know that I'm doing it. I always portray them in public places where photography is allowed. However, sometimes I think that I would portray somebody at his/her best only if he/she knows that I'm photographing him/her.In this case, my main rules are three:1)... continue reading
Stock photography has long been regarded as commercial-oriented content, intended for ads and all sort of advertising related materials. And it’s true, most of the buyers are using stock images in commercial purposes, meaning that, in order to comply with the laws, there are a number of limitations to what you can and what you can’t sell as stock. However, creativity and limitations don’t go really well together. Yes, you should avoid copyrighted elements and have a model release for each visible... continue reading
So as I sat in my dentist chair for a root canal an hour of torture brought on by countless, gumdrops, peppermints, and licorice in my youth, I settled back into my chair and put my life and my bad tooth in the complete trust of my dentist a beautiful woman aged about thirty who looked more like a homecoming Queen than a dentist. As the Nitrous Oxide began to flow I remember listening to Ed Sheeran's "If you hurt me, thats ok baby" and thought how ironic, now firmly in the grasp of... continue reading
I’m going through a strong street photography phase, which makes for a nice change from the recent architecture and illustrative editorials. I quite enjoy street photography, probably because it’s a bit of an adrenaline shot and unpredictable.I’m still in Rio, with lots going on. I’m flowing with different ideas to turn my stock photos into cash, and having some fun.The Girl from IpanemaI was walking along the promenade of Ipanema, enjoying a coconut as one would while there, when I noticed... continue reading
Sounds like a riddle, right? Well, that's because it is, in the context of which are the best-selling types of editorial images! Some of my best street editorial sellers have precisely been a person walking in front of a shop. Easy as cake.Why not just capture the shopfront without anybody?Adding people will often add a human context when said shop/business is the subject of an editorial piece. A single person, in my experience, works better than a group of people as it'... continue reading
Singkawang Tatung Festival is held 10 days after the chinese new year at a small city in Kalimantan Indonesia called Singkawang. Tatung are people that is possessed by spirit, and when they are possessed they dont feel pain so thats why they have their face pierced and marched through the street continue reading
My adventure in photography getting a bit more wider since I accepted the truth that I have the obligation of carrying a camera with me where ever I go. This is relatively freeing because I don't have to make plans to go out shooting anymore - since I have my camera with me I'm always out shooting when I go out.This makes possible to me to take photography inside of grocery stores in the small town I'm living. Best part of living in a place like this that people are (at least some... continue reading
There were so many times, when I want to upload a Happy Editorial IllustrationBut I always ask my self,Will it be sold?Will it be 'something' that 'telling' ?How can I make some editorial images as an eye-catching product?There's a lot of questions cross in my mind.But then, with all of my courage and spirit to always create something new, to create some happy images, I finally try to make them.First step:I learn to slowly crawl with a simple way images by... continue reading
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